IPL 2022: Shreyas Iyer Made A Big Statement On Rinku Singh After His Heroics Against RR

Shreyas Iyer Made A Big Statement On Rinku Singh: Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Rajasthan Royals by 7 wickets at the Wankhede Stadium on Monday, ending their five-match losing streak in the ongoing 2022 edition of the Indian Premier League.

Chasing a target of 153 runs, KKR were under a lot of pressure however Rinku Singh (42 not out), Nitish Rana (48 not out), and Shreyas Iyer (34) played crucial roles to ensure that they got home against the Royals.

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Shreyas Iyer and Nitish Rana joined hands and added 60 runs for the third wicket before Rinku Singh joined hands with Rana and played a stellar knock as KKR finally won after suffering a string of defeats in the ongoing season.

Though he was playing only the third game of the season but Rinku Singh impressed one and all with his batting performance. His unbroken 66-run stand with Rana helped KKR secure an important victory on Monday. He played a stellar unbeaten knock of 42 runs off 23 balls, smashing 6 fours and 1 six. Rinku Singh was adjudged the Player of the Match for his match-winning knock.

Earlier, Rinku Singh had scored 35 runs against Gujarat Titans and 23 runs in another fine partnership with Nitish Rana against Delhi Capitals.

Meanwhile, impressed with his performance,  during the post-match presentation Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Shreyas Iyer heaped praises on the talented Rinku. He said:

Right from the powerplay when our bowlers conceded just 36 runs and took a wicket, it was just the start we needed. The way Rinku is maintaining his calm, playing only his second or third game, is outstanding. He is a great asset for the franchise for the future.”

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